New NSF grant for our group

Sept. 3, 2018

Dr. Zuo (Co-PI) is awarded a new NSF grant for their proposal “Planning IUCRC at University of Colorado Boulder: Center for Building Energy Smart Technologies (BEST)”. The project is a joint effort led by Professor Moncef Krarti (PI) and a collaboration between CU Boulder, Arizona State University and City College...


Four Ph.D. students had summer internship at PNNL and Mitsubishi

Aug. 10, 2018

This summer, 4 members of our lab had internships at national labs and industrial companies. Yangyang Fu and Jing Wang worked at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in Richland. Yunyang Ye worked at PNNL, Portland site. Xu Han worked for Mitsubishi Electric in Boston. They all had a productive and...


Dr. Zuo received a new grant from Colorado Energy Research Collaboratory

Aug. 10, 2018

Dr. Zuo received a new grant from the Colorado Energy Research Collaboratory for his project titled “An Innovative Computational Platform for Robust and Optimal Operation of Renewable Energy Cities”. This is a joint project with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Congratulations!


Yangyang Fu has won the IBPSA-USA Scholarship

Aug. 10, 2018

Yangyang Fu has won the IBPSA-USA Scholarship of this year. He is the third winner of our group (after Sen and Wei) for this prestigious scholarship, which will provide him the travel support to attend the IBPSA-USA national conference in Chicago in September. This is a recognition of the excellent...


Dr. Zuo visited China in May

May 28, 2018

Dr. Zuo gave invited talks at six universities in China from May 14th to May 25th. The universities are Tianjin University , Harbin Institute of Technology , Guangzhou University , Central South University , Hunan University , and Tsinghua University . Following is a photo of the research facility for aircraft cabin environment at Tianjin University.


Yangyang was elected as the president of ASHRAE University of Colorado Boulder Student Branch

May 6, 2018

Yangyang Fu was elected as the next president of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) University of Colorado Boulder Student Branch. Congratulations to Yangyang!


Yangyang Fu received "ASHRAE Graduate Student Grant-in-Aid Award"

May 4, 2018

Yangyang Fu received the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers’ (ASHRAE) Graduate Student Grant-in-Aid Award. A Grant-in-Aid is a grant of funds to a full-time graduate student of ASHRAE-related technologies. The goal of the Grant-In-Aid program is to encourage outstanding graduate students to become involved in ASHRAE, its...


3 posters from our group exhibited at this year's Campus Sustainability Summit

April 26, 2018

The 25th Campus Sustainability Summit was held on April 25th at UMC. It is an annual information-sharing forum that features strategic updates and inter-departmental discussion on campus sustainability initiatives. Three posters from our group were exhibited at the poster session ( agenda ): Large Scale Energy Modeling for Building Energy...


Dr. Zuo presented our group's research at RIO Sustainability Research Blitz

April 13, 2018

On March 22, 2018, Dr. Zuo participated in the RIO Sustainability Research Blitz held by CU Research & Innovation Office. This event was intended to support research efforts by fostering connections across disciplines and helping to identify opportunities for collaboration. At the meeting, Dr. Zuo presented our research concerning smart...


Members of SBS Lab visited affordable housing with BHP

March 28, 2018

On March 5th, Dr. Zuo, some PhD students and one master student visited the affordable housing in Boulder with the company of officials from the Boulder Housing Partners (BHP). They examined the energy systems, including renewable energy generation equipment of some apartments. Affordable housing in Boulder From left to right:...